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Egypt 'to put on trial foreign NGO workers' - BBC News

Sun, 05/02/2012 - 18:23

Egypt 'to put on trial foreign NGO workers'

Egypt says it is to put on trial at least 40 people - including Americans and other foreigners - over the funding of non-governmental organisations.

article collection: Natural Disasters and Tourism

Wed, 01/02/2012 - 14:32

For a limited time Taylor & Francis is offering free access to a collection of articles about natural disaster topics, including Natural Disasters & Tourism.

conference materials, starting the 2nd decade of Responsibility to Protect (R2P)

Wed, 25/01/2012 - 14:31

The Stanley Foundation, in partnership with the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the MacArthur Foundation, successfully marked the 10th anniversary of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) with a well-attended conference last week that examined R2P through past experience and contemporary realities, and considered its future.

Catholic Church costs Italy six billion Euros a year

Tue, 03/01/2012 - 15:14

will things change for this unique relationship in light of the financial crisis?

Catholic Church costs Italy six billion Euros a year

US 'deeply concerned' after Egyptian forces raid NGO offices in Cairo

Thu, 29/12/2011 - 20:28
US 'deeply concerned' after Egyptian forces raid NGO offices in Cairo

4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness / The costs and benefits of consensus: the future of aid hangs in the balance

Fri, 16/12/2011 - 15:51

FEI says 2010 WEG had nearly $400M in economic impact

Thu, 17/11/2011 - 02:43

A study commissioned by the Fédération Équestre Internationale, the world governing body of horse sports, found that the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games had a total economic impact of $373 million to $396 million, well above the $201 million that a state-financed study estimated.

Japan looks to MICE for economic recovery, new think tank initiated

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 14:23

MICE Research Institute -

 "Toward Enhancing the International Competitiveness of Japan's MICE Business."

MICE Research Institute's Kaoru Shibuta and Hiroyuki Sugano, who are authorities on overseas MICE, analyze the current situation and trends in foreign countries with an advanced MICE industry, and propose strategies for enhancing the international competitiveness of Japan's MICE.

data visualization - corporations, corporate network

Fri, 04/11/2011 - 16:39

Very interesting analysis:

Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world

full source report: